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ConnectionOptions.Username Property

Gets or sets the user name to be used for the connection operation.

Namespace: System.Management
Assembly: System.Management (in system.management.dll)

public string Username { get; set; }
/** @property */
public String get_Username ()

/** @property */
public void set_Username (String value)

public function get Username () : String

public function set Username (value : String)

Not applicable.

Property Value

Returns a String value used as the user name in a connection to WMI.

If the user name is from a domain other than the current domain, the string may contain the domain name and user name, separated by a backslash: string 'username' = "EnterDomainHere\\EnterUsernameHere". The strUser parameter cannot be an empty string.

Property Value

a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) if the connection will use the currently logged-on user; otherwise, a string representing the user name. The default value is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

.NET Framework Security

Full trust for the immediate caller. This member cannot be used by partially trusted code. For more information, see Using Libraries from Partially Trusted Code.

The following example connects to a remote computer and displays information about the operating system on the remote computer. A ConnectionOptions is created to connect to the remote computer with the desired connection options.

using System;
using System.Management;
public class RemoteConnect 
{
    public static void Main() 
    {
        // Build an options object for the remote connection
        // if you plan to connect to the remote
        // computer with a different user name
        // and password than the one you are currently using.
        // This example uses the default values.  
        ConnectionOptions options = 
            new ConnectionOptions();
        options.Username = "UserName"; 
                 
        // Make a connection to a remote computer.
        // Replace the "FullComputerName" section of the
        // string "\\\\FullComputerName\\root\\cimv2" with
        // the full computer name or IP address of the
        // remote computer.
        ManagementScope scope = 
            new ManagementScope(
            "\\\\FullComputerName\\root\\cimv2", options);
        scope.Connect();

        //Query system for Operating System information
        ObjectQuery query = new ObjectQuery(
            "SELECT * FROM Win32_OperatingSystem");
        ManagementObjectSearcher searcher = 
            new ManagementObjectSearcher(scope,query);

        ManagementObjectCollection queryCollection = searcher.Get();
        foreach ( ManagementObject m in queryCollection)
        {
            // Display the remote computer information
            Console.WriteLine("Computer Name : {0}", 
                m["csname"]);
            Console.WriteLine("Windows Directory : {0}", 
                m["WindowsDirectory"]);
            Console.WriteLine("Operating System: {0}",  
                m["Caption"]);
            Console.WriteLine("Version: {0}", m["Version"]);
            Console.WriteLine("Manufacturer : {0}", 
                m["Manufacturer"]);
        }
    }
}

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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